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CEP: April 2009

When I began my editorial career, we received breaking news over a clattering telex machine. On May 2, 1982, one of my colleagues stood mesmerized watching a dispatch come over the wire, then he tore off the report and exclaimed, "Holy $%#@!

CEP: March 2009

Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgment, the manner in which information is collected and used,"said astronomer, astrochemist and author Carl Sagan...

CEP: February 2009

Twenty years ago last August, Nike's advertising slogan "Just Do It"hit the airwaves. Before long, that simple three-word phrase was inspiring athletes and non-athletes alike...

CEP: January 2009

What's in your time capsule? How would you characterize your generation? Dee Giffin Flaherty and Hank Kohlbrand posed those questions to the attendees at the Pittsburgh Section's celebration of AIChE's first annual meeting (p. 20)...

CEP: December 2008

Unarguably, we are living in tough economic times. The U.S. stock market continues to experience massive fluctuations, and financial pundits predict that the volatility is not likely to go away any time soon...

CEP: November 2008

You are holding a special issue of CEP - one that is dedicated to the celebration of AIChE's Centennial.

CEP: October 2008

Brevity is the soul of wit. What better way to sum up what editors do and why we do it? It has been one of my favorite sayings since the first time I heard it from my high school English teacher...

CEP: September 2008

The Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA) and the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) recently hosted 350 attendees at the 2008 Chemical Sector Security Summit...

CEP: August 2008

Former vice president Al Gore and Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens have called for immediate and drastic measures to transform America's energy portfolio within the next ten years...

CEP: July 2008

Many of us participate in outreach activities aimed at informing the public about engineering and science and fostering interest in technical careers among students.

CEP: June 2008

When I was a Girl Scout, we sang a song called "Make New Friends"that went like this: Make new friends, But keep the old, One is silver, And the other's gold.

CEP: May 2008

Engineers are trained to solve problems. So we naturally look for problems to solve and solutions to optimize. And that often leads us to first see the emptiness of a situation rather than appreciate its fullness...

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